Netflix has been booming during the pandemic with reality television shows just one of the many genres viewers have been lapping up on home TV screens. From bake-offs to romance wars to competitions, here are the 8 binge-worthy reality shows (in no particular order) now streaming on Netflix.
Too hot to handle
This is the reality TV show responsible for many sexual social media memes. The plot twist is that they must abstain from all physical contact with one another to keep their $100,000 (more than R1,6-million) cash prize fund intact.
Next in fashion
If you are looking to see jaw-dropping runways and enviable style, then Next in Fashion is for you. Tan France and Alexa Chung host this fashion competition showcasing 18 designers from around the world.
When released in January, the six-part series Cheer took social media by storm. It follows the Texan Navarro College Bulldogs Cheer Team as they prepare for the annual National Cheerleading Championship.
Million dollar beach house
If you are in the mood to look at luxury homes while observing inter-company drama, then Million Dollar Beach House is a good pick. The show follows real estate agents, part of Nest Seekers International, who sell multi-million-dollar homes in the Hamptons area of the US.
If you are looking for a fun, cheesy and heartfelt binge, then this reality show will tick your viewing boxes. The Circle revolves around a group of people living separately in an apartment complex. They only may communicate through a social media network called “The Circle”, hence the title of the show.
Crazy Delicious challenges the UK’s most talented food lovers to produce meals that must impress with originality, visuals and extraordinary flavours. This is a magical food competition surrounded by an edible set.
Floor is lava
The fun show Floor Is Lava takes everyone’s favourite childhood game to the next level. The competition sees a small team of contestants navigate through an obstacle course in a room filled with “lava”. The prize is $10 000 (around R167 000) and a lifetime of bragging rights.
Love is blind
Imagine 30 of Atlanta’s singles all joining together for some fun “blind” speed-dating. The participants have two choices: get engaged to someone they have never seen before, or go home. You must wait and see whether the couples say “I do” or not after walking down the aisle.
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